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Don't leave your pets behind when visiting Flagstaff. Many hotels and motels, particularly well-known chain properties located along Route 66, welcome your four-legged traveling companions. Dogs on leashes are welcome throughout the city, and you and your pet can visit one of two designated dog parks. The Barkmaster Park is located at the city's Bushmaster Park, and Flagstaff Dog Park is located at Thorpe Park.
Located on the scenic Wisconsin River, Stevens Point offers visitors a wealth of recreational parks and amenities in central Wisconsin. Visitors will find small-town charm and several pet-friendly hotels offering convenient access to the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Point Dog Park and fishing on the Wisconsin River Flowage.
Claremore, Oklahoma, a part of the greater Tulsa Metropolitan area, is the hometown of the comedian, social commentator and actor, Will Rogers, who was recognized as "Oklahoma's Favorite Son." A main road in Claremore, a memorial museum, and a gaming facility and race track are named for Will Rogers. Claremore is also the home of Tulsa's only public four-year university, Rogers State University. A handful of Claremore's hotels offer accommodations for travelers and their four-legged friends.
New Hampshire offers a handful of romantic inns that welcome both pets and their owners. Scattered around the Granite State, these charming inns hold true to the spirit of New England by marrying tradition with contemporary comforts. All of these inns request advance notice of four-legged guests. Prices are current as of November 2010.
For visitors to North Carolina who want to bring their pets, many hotels welcome pets. But for those travelers who are looking for pet-friendly accommodations with both indoor swimming pools and kitchenettes, the choices are few. North Carolina has only a small number of properties that offer all three amenities.
Tucson, being the second-largest city in Arizona, is home to hundreds of accommodations catering to all types of people. Some of them, on the other hand, don't cater to people at all, but to our furry friends. Pet hotels in Tucson are typically quite large, with many amenities and services.
Seattle has several pet-friendly accommodations; unfortunately, it is not uncommon for such places to impose weight restrictions and limit the total number of animals that stay in each room. Further, expensive deposits and exorbitant fees are often levied.
Orlando’s large concentration of amusement parks makes it one of the top family vacation destinations in Florida. It also features hotels that allow visitors traveling with pets. Select pet-friendly hotels go beyond just accommodating animals, providing treats, bedding and pet-sitting services. In addition to pet-friendly hotels, Orlando has nine dog parks, including Dr. Phillips off-leash dog park.
Several hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina, are pet friendly, with reasonable rates for well-behaved four-legged friends. From budget accommodations to chic hotels, Charlotte's pet-friendly establishments are welcoming for those who can't leave their furry family members at home.
The picturesque city of Savannah, Georgia, embraces its Southern heritage with historic neighborhoods lined with antebellum homes and shaded by oak trees draped in moss. Pet-friendly hotels accommodate visitors traveling with dogs or cats, several of which are located in Savannah’s historic districts. Guest can take their pets on walks in front of buildings dating back to the 18th century or enjoy a day relaxing in Forsyth Park.
Tucson, Arizona, has a number of pet-friendly accommodations but only a few pet-friendly motels. These motels are located in different areas of the city, offering budget accommodations for humans and their four-legged friends. As with all pet-friendly establishments, it's always a good idea to give motels in Tucson a call prior to your arrival to make sure you are given a room that allows pets.
Florida's gulf coastal areas run across the panhandle and down the west side of the peninsula. The hub of panhandle activity falls around cities like Pensacola and Panama City Beach. On the west coast, it's the Tampa-Clearwater area in the center and Key West farther south. Some of the hotels in these gulf coast cities welcome your pet, allowing you to bring it along to one of these active vacation spots. Special rules may apply and you may be asked for an extra fee up front.
With a population of just under 10,000 people, North Bend, Oregon, is a small city connected to Coos Bay, which is where the area's pet-friendly hotels are located. Luckily, there are a few choices for accommodations that will happily give you and your four-legged friend a place to spend the night for reasonable rates within close proximity to North Bend's Center.
The small community of Gulfport resides on the Gulf of Mexico in southwest Mississippi and provides a relaxing beachfront atmosphere. Travelers with pets will find several accommodating hotels in and around Gulfport, which also provide convenient access to attractions such as the Lynn Meadows Discover Center, Harbor Square Park where guests can access miles golden sand beach, and several small city parks for exercising their pets.
Hot Springs, Arkansas, is called “America’s First Resort” because visitors have come to the city since the 1800s for its natural hot springs. The city offers pet-friendly lodging for visitors traveling with four-legged family members, including accommodations near Hot Springs National Park and Bathhouse Row. Each hotel has different requirements for pets allowed, and guests must inform properties in advance. Dog owners can walk their pets in the national park and Garvan Woodlands Gardens.
While none of the hotels in Yosemite National Park allows pets, most of the 13 campgrounds do. There are several pet-friendly hotel options within an hour's drive of Yosemite National Park, offering low rates for pets to stay with their owners. Most hotels request advance notice for pets, so it is a good idea to give your chosen hotel a head's up when making your reservations.
Located on Florida's panhandle, Destin is known for its picturesque beaches and fishing communities. The city has been called the "world's luckiest fishing village," and the state of Florida docks its largest fishing fleet in Destin's harbor. When traveling to Destin, guests can enjoy shopping, biking and various water activities, and the city offers an array of pet-friendly hotels for both short- and long-term stays.
Visitors to Fredericksburg in northwest Virginia will find a quaint downtown and historic district with 18th and 19th century buildings. The town offers a handful of pet-friendly hotels with convenient access to the local attractions, including the Kenmore Plantation, Marye House and Fredericksburg Dog Park.
The Victorian resort village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, features an entire downtown on the National Register of Historic Places. Its hilly, winding streets contain a wealth of historic Victorian cottages and buildings from the late-19th century. Visitors with pets will find a handful of accommodating hotels along with several pet-friendly parks in the local Ozark Mountains region.
Nestled between Fairfield and Milford in Fairfield County, Bridgeport is near the southeastern corner of Connecticut, and those traveling to the area have their pick of accommodations. As of 2010, there is only one pet-friendly hotel in Bridgeport, but several surrounding towns and cities provide pet-friendly accommodations within a few miles.